Success Stories

Cookie’s family enjoyed the way class was taught

Hi Michele, I wanted to tell you that I thought your class was very beneficial and we will continue to work with Cookie and utilize what we have learned. (Or are still trying to learn 🙂 Once Cookie gets the basics down, we may consider proceeding on with other classes….

Louie trains to become an assistance dog

Hi Michele, Louie was a very energetic Labrador Retriever puppy. Since I have MS I knew that many dog training activities would be difficult and I was worried that my electric “scooter” might spook other puppies. Michele came to my home and she figured-out how to adapt the “standard” puppy…

Training helps get picture-perfect shot

Michele, I just wanted to send you a copy of the great photos I had done of the dogs. If it wasn’t for your training guidance, this picture would have never taken place. The photographer commented on what well-trained dogs they were (in Hannah’s case at 14 she can’t help…

Goldie is no longer in charge of the house and family

Dear Michele, Thank you so much for teaching our family how to nurture a behaved dog in our house. Before we started working with you, our dog Goldie, who we all love very much, was dominating our house. Even though we had been through other training, she really was not…

Training helps two dogs learn to get along!

We had come to you for help, because our 7 year old beagle/pointer was not adjusting well to our new foster pup (which we adopted). With the diligence of our continued at-home training, committing to it, and attending your classes, we now have a peaceful family. Actually the pup and…

Training helps dog overcome jumping and barking at visitors

Hi Michele, I just wanted to thank you again for helping Vinnie and I and also wanted to share some successes we had this past week. On two separate occasions, Vinnie displayed excellent “greeting” behavior. In a very short period of time, he literally was lying down waiting for the…

Classes help Leo socialize and overcome his anxiety

Michele’s passion for animals is obvious. Her training skills helped us learn proper techniques. Plus we had fun! Appreciated alternate training tips if some weren’t working, offered good tips on general dog care. Thank you! Leo hopes to return to show his tricks and all he’s learned. This has helped…